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Boston out as possible 2024 Olympic host, but LA interested

New York - Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics ended amid financial fears and local opposition, leaving the US Olympic Committee to seek a replacement candidate by mid-September.

Boston bomber's super-max jail is 'version of hell'

New York - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is incarcerated at America's harshest maximum security prison, likened to hell on earth by former wardens and rights activists, until his transfer to death row.

Flight diverted due to passenger smoking on plane

Denver - A United flight that took off in Denver en route to Boston was forced to turn around after a passenger refused to stop smoking in the plane's lavatory.

The monster speaks — Boston Marathon bomber says he's sorry

Boston - Surviving marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the people of Boston yesterday for his role in the 2013 attack that left four dead, hundreds maimed and shocked an entire nation.

Boston bomber apologizes, sentenced to death

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to his victims for the first time at a highly emotional court hearing Wednesday where he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attacks.

Boston bomber back in court for death sentencing

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was back in court Wednesday to be sentenced to death by a US federal judge at an emotionally charged hearing where he will be offered a chance to speak.

Another friend of Boston Marathon bombers sentenced to prison

Boston - A friend of the Boston Marathon bombers who had dinner with them after the 2013 attack but failed to notify the FBI immediately was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison for misleading investigators.

Hit 'Goatscaping' project to see more action in Boston this year

Boston - After a highly successful pilot project, a small army of goats will once again descend on Boston this summer to provide some natural landscaping.

Friends get prison terms for trying to help Boston Marathon bomber flee

Boston - Two college friends of condemned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were sentenced to prison Friday for trying to obstruct the FBI investigation into the 2013 attack.

Second Boston bomber friend jailed 3.5 years

New York - A second college friend of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to jail on Friday for obstruction and conspiracy that impeded the FBI investigation into the 2013 attacks.

Pleasure cruise turns nightmarish following boating mishap

Boston - A teenager has lost a limb and remains in critical condition following a Saturday night boating incident in Boston Harbor that saw the ship's captain arrested for operating the boat while intoxicated.

Marathon bomber to hear execution date next month

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could learn the date of his execution next month when a federal judge formally sentences the 21-year-old immigrant to death.

Boston's snow piles — 'A science experiment waiting to happen'

Boston - They are not pretty to look at, and as the temperatures continue to climb, they won't smell too good, either. We're talking about Boston's leftover snow piles, some of them as tall as a three-story building.

Op-Ed: Death sentence was foregone conclusion in Marathon bomb case

Boston - Yes, it would be hard to imagine why a society that has a death penalty would not use it against a creep like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the eastern European immigrant who helped plant bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Boston - A US jury has sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, one of the worst assaults on American soil since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bombing death penalty deliberation begins third day

Boston - A jury began deliberations for a third day Friday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life imprisonment for perpetrating one of the bloodiest assaults in America since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bomber's fate in limbo as jury deliberates

Boston - Jury deliberations will enter a second day Thursday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life without parole, for carrying out one of the worst attacks in America since September 11.

Boston bombing jury begins death penalty deliberations

Boston - A US jury began deliberations Wednesday on whether to sentence convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life in prison for carrying out one of the bloodiest attacks in America since 9/11.

US bomber a 'terrorist' who deserves to die: prosecution

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a remorseless terrorist who deserves to die for killing innocent Americans, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday as they prepared to deliberate whether or not he should be sentenced to death.

Two children injured when wind blows tree crashing down

Strong winds caused a huge tree to come crashing down and injuring two young children playing in park. Incident caught on video.

Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Boston - Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid Monday to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Harrowing victim testimony in Boston bomber sentencing

Boston - Relatives of the policeman shot dead after the Boston bombings gave harrowing testimony as the defense downplayed a new video of convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping his middle finger.

'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "America's worst nightmare" and deserves to die for perpetrating one of the bloodiest attacks on US soil since 9/11, his trial heard Tuesday.

Death or prison: Jurors to seal Boston bomber's fate

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must face death for the attack that killed three people and wounded 254, prosecutors will argue when a court this week begins weighing up his fate.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.

Guilty: Boston jury convicts surviving marathon bomber

Boston - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday of planting bombs that killed three and injured hundreds of others at the Boston Marathon in 2013 and now faces either the death penalty or life in prison without possibility of parole.

Jury's next decision: Life or death for Boston bomber?

Boston - Convicted in the worst attacks on US soil since 9/11, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a new court date with the same jury, which now must decide if the Boston Marathon bomber must pay for his crimes with his life.

Trial of surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect wraps up

Boston - Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.

Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts over 2013 Boston bombings

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty after a jury unanimously convicted him Wednesday of carrying out the worst attack in the United States since the 9/11 hijackings.

Jury deliberates in Boston bombings trial

Boston - US jurors on Tuesday began deliberations in the trial of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, tasked with determining whether he is guilty on 30 counts over the deadly 2013 attacks.
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Are any of these faces in the TSA's database for Tiny Terrorists?
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Joe with Family
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Snow pile containing 86 tons of debris and garbage.
Snow pile containing 86 tons of debris and garbage.
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Image of a wounded man by a terroristic attack
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WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded ne...
WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line.
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In this first maker chat, Mayor Walsh sits down on a solar-powered bench with Sandra Richter, the designer of Soofa on June 27, 2014.
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AFTERMATH: Spectators flee the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploding  ki...
AFTERMATH: Spectators flee the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploding, killing three and injuring more than 200.
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Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
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Aftermath of the 2013 boston marathon bombing show people helping others from the scene
Aftermath of the 2013 boston marathon bombing show people helping others from the scene
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GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother  Tamerlan (black hat)  walk on Boyl...
GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother, Tamerlan (black hat), walk on Boylston Street moments before two bombs they planted near the finish line of the Boston Marathon exploded, killing three and maiming hundreds.
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Charles River, Boston.
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Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
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Aerosmith
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BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marath...
BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds.
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WIRELESS CHARGE: Starbucks customers use new Powermat Spots to recharge their cellphones at a coffee...
WIRELESS CHARGE: Starbucks customers use new Powermat Spots to recharge their cellphones at a coffeehouse in Boston.
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Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
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On top of a five-story pile of snow.
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LETHAL: A fragment of a bomb believed to have exploded at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon on A...
LETHAL: A fragment of a bomb believed to have exploded at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.
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